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MWC 2017: The evolution of connectivity and new uses for the IoT

27 Feb 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The nature of the Internet of Things is the connection between devices, between platforms, between actions and between people. Connectivity is crucial in a world of growing needs, which in turn creates new ways of using and enjoying it. The greatest technological promises of the year will be showcased at MWC 2017. It will be a perfect venue to grasp this connectivity between devices, software and people in a unique way.Read more

Paula Valverde: “the next step in the implementation of LPWA is related to the demand curve”

18 Jan 2017 Published by Paula Valverde

LPWA technology complements current and short-range cellular networks, providing solutions with low energy consumption, long range, and better indoor penetration. This technology is of critical importance in populated urban areas, but also in open areas, where its range is extended dozens of kilometres. In addition, its low-cost allows us to provide solutions to use cases that we have not been able to solve with the current technology. To know more about this technology and their importance, current and future, we asked Paula Valverde Revuelta, Head of New Business at Telefónica and expert...Read more

IoT Trends for 2017, users in the spotlight

22 Dec 2016 Published by Vicente Muñoz Boza

2016 has been the year when connectivity started to change driven by LPWA technologies and Personal IoT gains traction as a scenario where users are the main players. But other interesting technologies such as BlockChain, Virtual/Augmented Reality and Machine Learning are also emerging and growing quickly in the ecosystem. These are the trends that are setting the stage for 2017.Read more

Sigfox, digitisation technology for the physical world

18 Oct 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

After the initial disruptive burst, the IoT industry is looking for the best way to land the promise of technological revolution. The best ideas will help the IoT churn forward towards its full potential over the course of the next two or three decades.

Mobile networks have a design limitation which is difficult to overcome: they are designed for human use and their evolution is based on communication streams that grow in volume over time. Initial protocols were designed for voice communications. Further improvements of communication protocols focused on messaging first and...Read more

Top Connectivity articles to stay up-to-date

31 Aug 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The IoT allows offering new and improved services based on automation and process improvement through technology. One of the core building blocks of the Internet of Things is connectivity, whether it is m2m connections or other technology. This post highlights some of the most recent pieces we have published on the matter.Read more

Bluetooth for the IoT, much more than handsfree technology

09 Feb 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

While LPWA reaches the market, some connectivity technologies that had stopped being used, were seriously declining in popularity, or were doomed to disappear are receiving a blow of fresh air and a second life by repurposing their original use. 2G or Bluetooth are two excellent examples of repurposed technologies. Today we will talk about the latter.Read more

Top Trends in the IoT in 2016

28 Jan 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

More than 500 million devices will be added to the expanding IoT during 2015, an outstanding 39% growth from 2015. This infographic show the highlighted trends from our "IoT Trends for 2016" by Vicente Muñoz Boza, Chief IoT Officer at Telefónica. Read more

IoT Trends for 2016. Everything connected everywhere

22 Dec 2015 Published by Vicente Muñoz Boza

More than 500 million devices will be added to the expanding IoT during 2016, an outstanding 39% growth regarding 2015. To understand how the Internet of Things will absorb such an acute increase it is important to distinguish five separate tech hubs where the Internet of Things takes place: Cities, Vehicles, Homes, Retail Spaces and Personal Technology. Each setting adopts a different strategy to undertake new connected devices.Read more

IoT Trends 2016 (II): IoT Startups. The search for viable innovation

21 Dec 2015 Published by Ana Segurado Escudero

IoT Trends 2016 (II). There are no longer any doubts about the true potential of the IoT, but there are still some unanswered questions regarding several issues, that even IoT Startups need to solve to become successful Read more

2015, the year of awareness for LPWA

18 Dec 2015 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

With analysts expecting three billion m2m connections to be travelling through LPWA by 2023, outstripping cellular connections, 2015 has most definitely been the year when low power wide area networks have come of age, or at least when awareness of new technological revolution has become widespread.Read more